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 CaddiceCade. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Caddy.
 
A ghost, a bugbear. A caddis is a grub, a bait for anglers.   1
       
“Poor Mister Leviathan Addy!
Lo! his grandeur so lately a sun,
Is sinking (sad fall!) to a caddy.”
       
Peter Pindar: Great Cry and Little Wool, epistle 1.
 


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